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Humphrey School of Public Affairs Presents

2017 Public Leadership Awards

6/28/17, 5:30 PM

About this event

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5:30 p.m.: Reception
6:30 p.m.: Dinner and program


The Hubert H. Humphrey Public Leadership Awards presented by the Humphrey School of Public Affairs honor individuals who have contributed to the common good through leadership and service.

2017 Hubert H. Humphrey Public Leadership Award Recipients

LINDA THOMAS-GREENFIELD, former Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs and former director general of the Foreign Service, for her more than three decades of work promoting the values of humanitarianism and responsible global engagement

THOR COMPANIES, for its innovative approach to economic development, bringing opportunity and revitalization to North Minneapolis through strategic partnerships and investments

TOM SWAIN, former Lilydale mayor and former University of Minnesota vice president, for his long and distinguished life of active citizenship, and his commitment to education and government, developing opportunities for future civic leaders

MONICA MEYER (Humphrey School MPP '99), executive director, OutFront Minnesota, for her leadership in grassroots organizing and in political strategy and advocacy, building coalitions among community activists around Minnesota

We will also feature a special recognition of DEAN ERIC SCHWARTZ, who will be in attendance. We look forward to this chance to thank him for his service to the School.
Event Location
  • McNamara Alumni Center
  • 200 SE Oak St
  • Minneapolis MN
  • USA